With over a hundred years of experience, General Motors has continued to produce new models of the pick-up category as well as improve the existing models. One of these models which will be upgraded is the GMC Sierra, a top vehicle in the pick-up class. General Motors released important information regarding the release of its 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 during the State Fair of Texas in 2013. This heavy duty truck underwent major refreshments in 2011, and the end product set GMC Sierra 2500 bar high to become what it is today. However, this 2015 generation will come with refreshed exterior design, automatic transmission improvements, a choice of two engine options, great technological features and more comfort ability. Although the 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 may be a truck model, its manufacturers have promised to present it as a high class crossover. It will be offered in four trim which are the Work Truck, SLT, SLE and Denali, as well as two more models namely the 2500 and the 3500.
2015 GMC SIERRA 2500: EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
For the 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 exterior, the latest double cab with conventionally hinged doors will replace the outgoing extended cab model that has a clam-shell style door. All the trim levels will feature an inlaid design which will add to greater aerodynamics as well as enhanced fuel economy. Other new high-tech external features include under rail cargo bed lighting, EZ lift tailgate, upper bed cargo tie downs, a redesigned grille and body-color bumpers. For the luxurious Denali, it will acquire a more fashionable appearance which will separate it from other 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 tiers.
Inside of 2015 GMC Sierra 2500, it will be fitted with high quality leather upholstery soft touch surfaces, a heated steering wheel, heated front seats and authentic aluminum trim. It will also acquire a fashionable 8 inch configurable display panel and standard premium audio system. Additionally, the automaker of 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 has said that this model will get control features which the truck driver will be able to use operate even while wearing the work gloves. These features include GMC IntelliLink touch-screen infotainment system connected with Bluetooth. Other internal optional features which are expected to come with this new truck are integrated trailer brake regulator that includes a gain display for the instrumental panel. Similarly, a Z71 unit is also highly anticipated which will add to its off-road ready equipment. Again, numerous technological, safety and comfort features are also expected and they will vary depending on the trim level. When it comes to safety, the automaker is using high strength materials in addition to other features such as forward collision alert system, reversing camera, safety alert seat, lane departure warning and park-assist sensors which is quite an impressive package.
2015 GMC SIERRA 2500: ENGINE OPTIONS
2015 GMC Sierra 2500 will comes with standard 6.0 liter V8 engine which generates 360 horsepower and 380 lb feet of torque. This engine is E85 compatible and it can work on compressed natural gas. It will utilize the six speed automatic transmission which will supply power to its rear two wheel drive or the all wheel drive. There will also e an optional 6.6 liter turbo diesel V8 engine also known as Duramax. This optional engine generates 397 horsepower at 3 000 rmp and 765 lb feet of torque at 1 600 rmp. It will be mated with an Allison 1000 six speed automatic transmission and a choice of either two wheel or four wheel drive. 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 will have ability to two up to 19 600 lbs, and by using a trailer-hitch, it will tow about 23 200 lbs.
2015 GMC Sierra 2500: Price and Release Date
New 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 will be released before mid 2015. Its price is expected to begin at around $ 50 000. The explanation for this high cost is the advanced interior features found in this truck such as keyless entry and twin information screens.